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The highly-anticipated conclusion to the SF trilogy begun with Old Man's War and The Ghost Brigades.

Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. With his wife, former Special Forces warrior Jane Sagan, he farms several acres, adjudicates local disputes, and enjoys watching his adopted daughter grow up.

That is, until his and Jane's past reaches out to bring them back into the game — as leaders of a new human colony, to be peopled by settlers from all the major human worlds, for a deep political purpose that will put Perry and Sagan back in the thick of interstellar politics, betrayal, and war.

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The highly-anticipated conclusion to the science fiction trilogy that includes Old Man's War and The Ghost Brigades "combines taut military action with keen insight" (Library Journal) as Perry and Sagan are back in the thick of interstellar politics, betrayal, and war.

Synopsis:

The highly-anticipated conclusion to the science fiction trilogy begun with Old Mans War and The Ghost Brigades.

Synopsis:

Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. With his wife, former Special Forces warrior Jane Sagan, he farms several acres, adjudicates local disputes, and enjoys watching his adopted daughter grow up.

That is, until his and Jane's past reaches out to bring them back into the game — as leaders of a new human colony, to be peopled by settlers from all the major human worlds, for a deep political purpose that will put Perry and Sagan back in the thick of interstellar politics, betrayal, and war.

Synopsis:

Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. With his wife, former Special Forces warrior Jane Sagan, he farms several acres, adjudicates local disputes, and enjoys watching his adopted daughter grow up.

That is, until his and Jane's past reaches out to bring them back into the game--as leaders of a new human colony, to be peopled by settlers from all the major human worlds, for a deep political purpose that will put Perry and Sagan back in the thick of interstellar politics, betrayal, and war.

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John Scalzi's debut novel Old Man's War was a finalist for science fiction's Hugo Award. His other novels include The Ghost Brigades and The Android's Dream. He lives in southern Ohio with his wife and daughter.

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Anna Creech, February 11, 2010 (view all comments by Anna Creech)
This story moves along at the same clip as the first two books, and while it answers some of the questions about what's really going on in the universe, there are still too many things Scalzi has not yet explored for this to be the end (or almost end, but Zoe's Tale is pretty much the same story from a different perspective). In particular, the ending feels rushed and too neatly wrapped up. After all of the challenges and unexpected turns, it should not have been so easy. Hopefully, Scalzi will return to this universe and explain himself.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780765316974
Author:
Scalzi, John
Publisher:
Macmillan Audio
Author:
Dufris, William
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Life on other planets
Subject:
Space warfare
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Old Man's War
Publication Date:
20141007
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 CDs, 9.5 hrs
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
6.69 x 4.22 x 0.89 in

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Product details 336 pages Tor Books - English 9780765316974 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The highly-anticipated conclusion to the science fiction trilogy that includes Old Man's War and The Ghost Brigades "combines taut military action with keen insight" (Library Journal) as Perry and Sagan are back in the thick of interstellar politics, betrayal, and war.
"Synopsis" by ,
The highly-anticipated conclusion to the science fiction trilogy begun with Old Mans War and The Ghost Brigades.
"Synopsis" by ,
Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. With his wife, former Special Forces warrior Jane Sagan, he farms several acres, adjudicates local disputes, and enjoys watching his adopted daughter grow up.

That is, until his and Jane's past reaches out to bring them back into the game — as leaders of a new human colony, to be peopled by settlers from all the major human worlds, for a deep political purpose that will put Perry and Sagan back in the thick of interstellar politics, betrayal, and war.

"Synopsis" by ,
Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. With his wife, former Special Forces warrior Jane Sagan, he farms several acres, adjudicates local disputes, and enjoys watching his adopted daughter grow up.

That is, until his and Jane's past reaches out to bring them back into the game--as leaders of a new human colony, to be peopled by settlers from all the major human worlds, for a deep political purpose that will put Perry and Sagan back in the thick of interstellar politics, betrayal, and war.

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